Sunday, September 30, 2018

The frictionary # 755

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

7086. I see people so obsessed with money that it would be fitting to hail them with "How much are you?" (Albert Brie)

7087. The good are innocent and create justice, the bad are guilty, which is why they invent mercy. (Terry Pratchett)

7088. Procrastination involves a great amount of thinking about doing, without much actual doing. (David Cain)

7089. I also put some money aside, but on the wrong side. (Jules Renard)

7090. Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. (J.K. Rowling)

7091. I'm so sensitive I can't take a beaten path. (Réjean Lévesque)

7092. True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked. (Erich Segal)

7093. You either get bitter or you get better. (...) The choice does not belong to fate, it belongs to you. (Josh Shipp)

7094. America is a country which produces citizens who will cross the ocean to fight for democracy but won't cross the street to vote. (?)

7095. In this country, you cannot vote if you're insane, but you can get elected. (Dave Broadfoot)

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Sunday, September 23, 2018

The Frictionary # 754

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7076. Old age, whether it comes early or late, is renouncing desire. (Juliette Greco)

7077. The merit of originality is not novelty, it is sincerity. (Thomas Carlyle)

7078. Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity, it must be produced and discharged and used up to exist at all. (William Faulkner)

7079. The impossible
we cannot reach it
we use it as a lantern. (René Char)

7080. The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. (Henry Ward Beecher)

7081. We spend sixty million a year on medical research and two billion on get-well cards*. 
*The number may have changed.

7082. A photograph is a fragment of time that will not come back. (Martine Franck)

7083. [Jealousy], all the fun you think they had. (Erica Jong)

7084. Viagra: sex-a-pill. (Réjean Lévesque)

7085. A love song is just a caress set to music. (Sigmund Romberg)

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Sunday, September 16, 2018

The Frictionary # 753

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7066. Prejudice is the child of ignorance. (William Hazlitt)

7067. Any half-awake materialist well knows that which you hold holds you. (Tom Robbins)

7068. TV screens are thinner and thinner; they go well with the programs. (Réjean Lévesque)

7069. Confidence comes after you start, not before. (David Cain)

7070. In order to decide, you need to be an odd number lower than two. (Georges Clémenceau)

7071. What some people mistake for the high cost of living is really the cost of high living. (Doug Larson)

7072. Archeology: high-class grave robbing. (Farouk El-Baz)

7073. Is it an elk or a moose?
Marketing or propaganda?
What's good for the goose
Is good for the gander. (Réjean Lévesque)

7074. Time is an illusion perpetrated by the manufacturers of space. (?)

7075. Unhappiness is not knowing what we want and killing ourselves to get it. (Don Herold)

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Sunday, September 09, 2018

The Frictionary # 752

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7056. I'd like to die young as late as possible. (Marcel Prévost)

7057. Bad weather always looks worse through a window. (Tom Lehrer)

7058. I still say a church with a lightning rod on top shows a lack of confidence. (Doug McLeod)

7059. Desire is like a brush fire, wild and spectacular, then it dies. (Réjean Lévesque)

7060. In real love, you want the other person's good. In romantic love, you want the other person. (Margaret Anderson)

7061. Middle of the night
loneliness
hogs the covers. (Coyote Sings)

7062. Freud said the necktie is a symbol for the penis. Presumably cos' you can get long ones, short ones and ones covered in spots. (Jimmy Carr)

7063. The slogan is a sickness of the formula. (Léon-Paul Fargue)

7064. The older I get, the better I was. (?)

7065. Graveyard: promised land. (A. Belot & H. Bennassar)

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Sunday, September 02, 2018

The Frictionary # 751

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7046. Knowledge consists in the search for truth. It is not the search for certainty. (Karl Popper)

7047. Conversation is three women stand on the corner talking. Gossip is when one of them leaves. (Herb Shriner)

7048. Sterility is not hereditary. (Alphonse Allais)

7049. There can be heroism in the moment, but courage is always in the day-to-day. (Robert Brault)

7050. Every grain of sand
is infused with
memories of the mountain. (Réjean Lévesque)

7051. Let's face it - if there was a God, Stephen Hawking would have found him by now. (Adam Battrick)

7052. There are no suicides, only murders. (Elsa Triolet)

7053. For the love of a rose, the gardener is the servant of a thousand thorns. (Kurdish proverb)

7054. Success is relative - the more success, the more relatives. (?)

7055. Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other. (Ann Landers)

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